Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
>> and i'm maureen naylor. frank and julie are off tonight. this evening, former president george h.w. bush is in guarded condition as a houston hospital with what's being called a stubborn fever. the 88-year-old former president has been in the hospital for bronchitis for almost four weeks now of the doctors say his cough is improving but a lingering fever took him into intensive care. >> it includes a persistent fever and doctors are doing everything they can to wrap their arms around t they're cautiously optimistic that their current course of treatment is going to be effective. >> the former president's spokesman said the former president is alert and talking with staff. the senior bush has gotten visits from his son, former president george w. bush and former florida governor jeb bush. >>> we are on storm watch tonight even though it's mostly dry in the bay area right now. there's a winter storm warning in the sierra. it's not keeping people from flocking to the sierra. ken? >> reporter: right now you can see a touch of snow coming down here. it slowed in the past hour or so.
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
katsuyama, frank and julie have this christmas off. >> we're on storm watch as another storm rolls through the area. we have team coverage of this latest system. bill martin is tracking on storm tracker 2. but we begin with john fowler he's like in palo alto and brings us why people are keeping an eye on a levee. >> reporter: because it's raining. you may see some spots on your lens. let me show you san franciscito bridge. it is much higher than when you last saw it. there's 3,700 sandbags here. state crews brought in 3,500 of these sandbag, built some so called chimneys to protect the levee from erosion from beneath. the idea here is that this is a temporary fix for a 82-year-old problem here. and just a little while ago the officials for the joint powers authority told me that the rain tonight should not be enough to push the creek to the near record flows of two nights and and across the bay we found people enjoying tonight's rain. >> it is, it is. it's going to hopefully bring a lot of freshness, right to the valley. clean out the dirty and bring the new for the new year, right
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> and i'm maureen naylor. frank and julie are off tonight. we begin with breaking news out of marin county where two people in the last hour have been rescued from the water near the golden gate bridge. coast guard officials tell us they received a call that two people were struggling in the water in this area. rescue boats raced to the site and just about 30 minutes ago coast guard crews pulled two people from the water. there's no word on the victim's identity or their condition. >>> as law enforcement agencies get ready for beefed up dui patrols around the bay area. a lawmaker is proposing a new bill that toughness drunk driving laws. patti lee joins us with details on that plan. >> reporter: there will be multiple dui checkpoints including here in palo alto which will have a command center set up by 9:00 a.m. these are after a bill passed this afternoon will help stop repeat drunk drivers. >> a drink or two drink for some people you can't drive. >> reporter: we sat in on a mandatory treatment session for men arrested while driving under the influence. some are repeat offenders.
Dec 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
>>> good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. we have live team coverage as our holiday week gets off to a very wet start. ktvu croup entrance tracking the impact of the first storm system all day. first we check in with mark tamayo with a look at where the rain is the heaviest right now. >> right now rain is moving into parts of the east bay and north bay. we had a flood advisory during the 5:00 hour. that has expired. you'll seat coverage on out toward the santa cruz mountains. we'll shift the maps here. scattered rain showers. also closer to hayward. some activity here. nothing too major. heavier rain out toward discovery bay around highway 4. darker shades of green indicating heavier cells. rainfall sensor, nothing too extreme here. about .05 of an inch an hour. up in the north bay, scattered showers. one cell approaching the fairfield area. just right around napa. still some rain showers in the forecast for tonight. two more storms to talk about this weekend. when the heavy rain bands move in and how much you can expect in your neighborhood. >> all the rain
Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
julie are off tonight. we start with a deadly day on the slopes. a snowboarder was killed in an avalanche. kevin oliver has the story. >> reporter: ski patrol raced down the hill where paramedics tried to save the man. the man was buried for 5 hours. his friends left in shock, said the man just moved back to the area and this was his first outing the of season. >> we are missing a guy. missing a guy but they didn't start looking till 2-3 hours later. >> the man was buried in 2 feet of snow. friends said he was snow aboving when the snow broke -- snowboarding above it when the snow broke free. >> looking for him but they didn't find him. he was at the bottom. >> reporter: the ski patrol did a preliminary search. >> they did a courtesy search. concerned for safety reasons because of the unstable ice that is still up there. >> reporter: after more time passed and there was still no sign of the man search crews were called in. the resort was shut down. kevin oliver, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> an accident on highway 84 shut down both lanes of traffic for an hour. we showed you this ear